Sam Wyndham
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UNABRIDGED
(4.3 based on 317 ratings)
  • 1
    A Rising Man | Abir Mukherjee

    A Rising Man

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Abir Mukherjee
    • Narrated By Malk Williams
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (85)
    Performance
    (81)
    Story
    (81)

    Captain Sam Wyndham, former Scotland Yard detective, is a new arrival to Calcutta. Desperately seeking a fresh start after his experiences during the Great War, Wyndham has been recruited to head up a new post in the police force. He is immediately overwhelmed by the heady vibrancy of the tropical city, but with barely a moment to acclimatize or to deal with the ghosts that still haunt him, Wyndham is caught up in a murder investigation that threatens to destabilize a city already teetering on the brink of political insurgency.

    Warning - Same book was issued May 5, 2016

    This is an excellent book, but I was surprised to find that I had already listened to it in another edition. It is unfortunate that Audible doesn't w..Show More »

    Reviewed on July 04 2017 by Katharine (Putney, VT, United States)
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    A Rising Man | Abir Mukherjee

    A Rising Man

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Abir Mukherjee
    • Narrated By Simon Bubb
    Overall
    (225)
    Performance
    (210)
    Story
    (209)

    Captain Sam Wyndham, former Scotland Yard detective, is a new arrival to Calcutta. Desperately seeking a fresh start after his experiences during the Great War, Wyndham has been recruited to head up a new post in the police force. But with barely a moment to acclimatise to his new life or to deal with the ghosts which still haunt him, Wyndham is caught up in a murder investigation that will take him into the dark underbelly of the British Raj.

    Raj Revisited in fast-paced police procedural

    Fantastic characters, meticulous research, and a wealth of characters make this a terrific listen. I cannot wait for the next one! Abir Mukherjee also..Show More »

    Reviewed on May 18 2016 by Sujata Massey (Baltimore Maryland)
  • 2
    A Necessary Evil | Abir Mukherjee

    A Necessary Evil

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 12 mins)
    • By Abir Mukherjee
    • Narrated By Simon Bubb
    Overall
    (7)
    Performance
    (5)
    Story
    (5)

    The fabulously wealthy kingdom of Sambalpore: home to tigers, elephants, diamond mines and the beautiful Palace of the Sun. When the heir to the throne of Sambalpore is assassinated in Calcutta in the presence of Captain Sam Wyndham and his colleague 'Surrender-Not' Banerjee, Wyndham works to uncover the reasons behind Prince Punit's death, despite the opposition of his commanding officers. Travelling to Sambalpore, he discovers a kingdom riven with suppressed conflict.

    Another great story

    Abir spins a great yarn. It is exotic and fascinating all at once.
    It is also captivating and well read. There are a few stylistic ticks that it ..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 18 2017 by GB ()